Artifact Details

Title

J. Presper Eckert and Dr. Mortimer J. Adler in front of Univac printer

Catalog Number

102633132

Type

Still Image

Date

1962 ca.

Publisher

Wagner-International Photos

Identifying Numbers

Other number 131
Other number OOC 1255-11

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of J. Presper Eckert, left, and Dr. Mortimer Adler, second from left. Both men are wearing suits and ties. They are reading a printout from a Univac printer. Written in pencil on verso side is "Left to right: J. Presper Eckert, vice president of Remington Rand, and co-inventor of the first electronic computer Dr. Mortimer J. Adler, Director of the Institute of Philosophical Research, and editor of the 'Great Books of the Western World'". Stamped on verso side is "WAGNER-INTERNATIONAL PHOTOS 10 West 56th Street, New York 19, N.Y. Clrcle [sic] 6-9470". Also written in pencil is "131" on verso side.

Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve is "1255-11".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.; Adler, Mortimer J.; Univac (Printer)

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005